June 27th at 2:00 pm - Chestnut Hill

Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Architectural Walking Tours

June 27th at 2:00 pm - Chestnut Hill

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104, United States

Created By: PocketSights

Point of Interest Details

Saturday, June 27 at 2:00 p.m.
Chestnut Hill
South Side, South parking lot of Chestnut Hill Academy, across from the tennis courts on Willow Grove Ave

Take a leisurely stroll through this bucolic “Garden City” neighborhood, a suburban setting within the city limits. Learn how the Pennsylvania Railroad extension to this area, spearheaded by Henry Howard Houston in the 1880s, created this style-conscious development and later, with his son-in-law, George Woodward, continued it into the1920s. Explore this haven of late Victorian, Arts & Crafts, English Cotswalds and Modern residences and see how it emerged as a desirable and complete neighborhood.


Adults $15.00

Students $10.00

Children (Ages 10 and under )Free


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Independence Visitor Center Philadelphia

Tickets are available for sale at the Indepedence Visitor Center or online at the Independence Visitor Center Website.

1 N Independence Mall W, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106

Click to Call: 800-537-7676

Check out the Website at: www.phlvisitorcenter.com

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia's talented volunteers will make sure you see and hear the past, present, and future of the Philadelphia region as expressed through the city's unique and fascinating architecture.

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About Us

The INDEPENDENCE VISITOR CENTER CORPORATION (IVCC) is a Pennsylvania non-profit, 501(c)3 organization which operates in cooperation with the efforts of the National Park Service, the Greater Philadelphia Tourism Marketing Corporation, Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, the City of Philadelphia and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

The Independence Visitor Center is the primary point of orientation for Independence National Historical Park, the City of Philadelphia, the Southern New Jersey and Delaware River Waterfronts, as well as Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania.

This point of interest is part of the tour: Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia Architectural Walking Tours


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